UK: DB Cargo UK has begun a weekly service moving aggregates from Peak Forest in Derbyshire to Small Heath in Birmingham on behalf of CEMEX.

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‘It’s great to be in a position to continue to offer our customers new opportunities in the current economic climate’, said Head of Sales Roger Neary on April 20. ’The construction sector has for a long time been a key market for DB Cargo UK and we are determined to do whatever we can to support our customers through these challenging times.’

‘We are very pleased to have added this new service to our aggregates supply chain, as it quickly and efficiently ensures our product can get where it is needed’, said CEMEX’s UK Supply Chain Director Dave Hart. ‘Rail is an integral component of our transport strategy and we are planning to develop our portfolio further as we look to make our operations as sustainable as possible.’